Ryder Cup: Strick’s Captain Picks and the Two Teams

Team. Complete. With his Captain’s Picks locked, @SteveStricker selects: 🇺🇸 @DanielBerger59 🇺🇸 @Harris_English 🇺🇸 @tonyfinaugolf 🇺🇸 @XSchauffele 🇺🇸 Scottie Scheffler 🇺🇸 @JordanSpieth pic.twitter.com/wFGR3bw8IH — Ryder Cup USA (@RyderCupUSA) September 8, 2021 THE 2021 RYDER CUP IS AROUND THE CORNER. The matches will be played September 24 through 26 at Whistling Straits, a Pete and Alice … Read more

U.S. Senior Open Notebook: Ageless Tom Watson Sets Enviable Record

Embed from Getty Images AS YOU PROBABLY KNOW, Steve Stricker won the U.S. Senior Open in record-setting fashion this past weekend in South Bend, Indiana. Good for Steve. But I wanted to mention Tom Watson. I continue to marvel at Watson’s play as he nears 70. It was a decade ago Watson nearly won the … Read more

‘SLUGFEST’: U.S. Open Champion Brooks Koepka on Sports Illustrated Cover

HITTING NEWSSTANDS TOMORROW, the next issue of Sports Illustrated features U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka, who owned Erin Hills last week with a 16-under par performance that put him in the record books. The cover story written by senior writer Alan Shipnuck includes this observation from U.S. Ryder Cup assistant captain Steve Stricker: “[Koepka] looks … Read more

Steve Stricker Qualifies for 2017 U.S. Open, All of Wisconsin Breathes Sigh of Relief

Steve Stricker lines up his putt on the 6th hole during 2017 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying on Monday. (Copyright USGA/John Gress) THERE WERE NO MEMPHIS BLUES for Wisconsin native Steve Stricker. Stricker qualified for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills by shooting 10-under at the 36-hole sectional qualifier at Germantown Country Club in Memphis, Tennessee. … Read more

Wisconsin Native Steve Stricker Looking for a Spot in U.S. Open at Erin Hills

Steve Stricker (Allison) STEVE STRICKER IS A WISCONSIN GUY (Edgerton) and the U.S. Open will be played in Wisconsin at Erin Hills in less than a month. But as Golf Channel’s Rex Hoggard reported, the 50-year-old Stricker is not exempt to play in the 2017 U.S. Open. And time is running out. Nonetheless, Stricker will … Read more

Tiger Woods: ‘This Is Something I Want to Do’

Excited to join @Love3D, the other VCs & @RyderCupUSA as a Vice Captain, and help #TeamUSA get a victory in 2016: https://t.co/p5wzvoyOYI — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) November 18, 2015 TIGER WOODS CARES ABOUT THE RYDER CUP. And if anyone questions that commitment, Tiger has already signed on as a vice captain for the 2016 U.S. … Read more

VIDEO: ‘A Season of Woe for Woods’

TIGER WOODS IS BACK IN ACTION this week at the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Tiger will play his first two rounds alongside pal Steve Stricker and David Lingmerth, winner of the Memorial about a month ago. Judging from the 33-second Golf Channel clip (above) that summarizes Tiger’s 2015 season to date, … Read more

Vice Captain Stricker ‘Very Happy’ With 68 at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Named on Wednesday as a vice captain for the U.S. Ryder Cup team by skipper Tom Watson, Steve Stricker has mixed feelings about his new role. Steve Stricker “It’s going to sting,” Stricker said on Friday, “…when I’m over there as an assistant captain and watching the guys and wishing I was … Read more

Martin Kaymer Is Field of One

Martin Kaymer is dialed in. (©USGA/Darren Carroll) MARTIN KAYMER MUST HAVE LIKED SLEEPING on a 3-shot lead Thursday night, because he came out early on Friday morning and picked up where he left off. Five hours later Kaymer turned in another 5-under-par round. His 65-65 for a total of 130 after 36 holes is a … Read more

Cameron Morfit: ‘Best Advice’ From Golf World

That’s me finishing at Pebble Beach. Don’t leave it short! WHAT’S THE BEST ADVICE YOU’VE received about (or related to) golf? Cameron Morfit, a senior writer for Golf Magazine, wrote a column on the topic. It’s worth a look. There are “pearls of wisdom” from Steve Stricker, Sean Foley, Johnny Miller, Jim McLean, Bo Van … Read more